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Odoo Development Cookbook by Daniel Reis, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn

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Creating and installing a new addon module

In this recipe, we will create a new module, make it available in our Odoo instance, and install it.

Getting ready

We will need an Odoo instance ready to use.

If the first recipe in Chapter 1, Installing the Odoo Development Environment, was followed, Odoo should be available at ~/odoo-dev/odoo. For explanation purposes, we will assume this location for Odoo, although any other location of your preference could be used.

We will also need a location for our Odoo modules. For the purpose of this recipe, we will use a local-addons directory alongside the odoo directory, at ~/odoo-dev/local-addons.

How to do it…

The following steps will create and install a new addon module:

  1. Change the working directory in which ...

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